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PRODUCT INFO

Type
High-sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate, CMOS sensor
Pixels
Approx. 10.10 megapixels
Total Pixels
Approx. 10.70 megapixels
Aspect Ratio
3:2 (Horizontal:Vertical)
Color Filter System
RGB primary color filters
Low Pass Filter
Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor
Dust Deletion Feature
(1) Automatic sensor cleaning
(2) User-activated sensor cleaning
(3) Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image
Recording Format
DCF 2.0 (Exif 2.21): JPEG, RAW and RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording possible. Multiple options for recording images on two memory cards, and onto compatible external USB hard drives (via optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2A)
Image Format
JPEG, RAW (Canon .CR2)
File Name
Preset code, User setting1 (4 characters), User setting2 (3 characters + 1 image size character)
File Size
(1) JPEG/Large: Approx. 3.5MB (3,888 x 2,592)
(2) JPEG/Medium 1: Approx. 2.8MB (3,456 x 2,304)
(3) JPEG/Medium 2: Approx. 2.1MB (2,816 x 1,880)
(4) JPEG/Small: Approx. 1.2MB (1,936 x 1,288)
(5) RAW: Approx. 13.0MB (3,888 x 2,592)
(6) sRAW: Approx. 7.6MB (1,936 x 1,288)
Folders
Folder creation/selection enabled
Recording Functions
(1) Standard
(2) Auto switch media (recording media switched automatically)
(3)Rec. separately (specified image size for each recording media)
(4) Rec. to multiple (same image recorded to all recording media)
Backup Recording
With WFT-E2/E2A attached, all images and folders in the CF card and SD card can be backed up to USB external media
File Numbering
(1) Continuous numbering (2) Auto reset (3) Manual reset (the image numbering is reset to 0001, a new folder is created automatically)
Image Copy
Image copying between recording media enabled (images with checkmarks or all images in folder or card)
Color Space
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Style
Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3
Settings
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, five Custom WB settings (1-5), user-set Color Temperature (2,500,10,000K), five Personal White Balance PC-1 to PC-5 (Total 10 WB types)
Auto White Balance
Auto white balance, taken from imaging sensor
Color Temperature Compensation
White balance bracketing: Three consecutive images, Up to +/- 3 levels in 1-stop increments White balance correction: blue/amber bias and/or magenta/green bias +/- 9 levels; manually set by user When blue/amber bias and magenta/green bias set with White balance correction, white balance bracketing cannot be set together during white balance correction
Color Temperature Information Transmission
Provided
Type
Eye-level SLR with fixed pentaprism
Coverage
Approx. 100% horizontally and vertically
Magnification
0.76x (-1 dpt with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eye Point
Approx. 20mm
Dioptric Adjustment Correction
-3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Mirror
Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 37:63)
Viewfinder Information
AF (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure (metering mode, spot metering area, shutter speed, aperture, manual exposure, AE lock, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure compensation, exposure warning), Flash (flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure level), Image (JPEG recording, RAW recording, shots remaining, white balance correction, memory card information), Battery check
Depth Of Field Preview
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button; possible in Live View mode
Eyepiece Shutter
Built-in
Type
TTL-AREA-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points
19 cross-type AF points (plus 26 Assist AF points)
AF Working Range
EV -1 ,18 (ISO 100 at 73°F/23°C)
Focusing Modes
Autofocus (One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF), Manual Focus (MF)
AF Point Selection
Automatic selection; Manual AF point selection: 19 AF points, Inner 9 AF points (C.Fn III-9-1), Outer 9 AF points (C.Fn III-9-2)
Selected AF Point Display
Superimposed in viewfinder and on LCD panel
AF Assist Beam
None. Emitted by EX-series Speedlite or optional ST-E2 Speedlite Transmitter
Metering Modes
63-zone TTL full aperture metering
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 13.5% of screen, at center)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 3.8% of screen)Center spot metering AF point-linked spot metering Multi-spot metering (max. 8 spot metering entries)(4) Center weighted average metering
Metering Range
EV 0-20 (ISO 100 at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
ISO Speed Range
Equivalent to ISO 100-3200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO speed can be expanded to ISO 50 and 6400 (via C.Fn I-3)**Standard Output Sensitivity. Recommended Exposure Index.
Exposure Compensation
Exposure Compensation (user-set): +/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments.
Auto Bracketing (AEB): 3 shots, up to +/- 3 stops, in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments, in all exposure modes. Can be changed via C.Fn I-6 to 2, 5, or 7 shots. Bracketing order can be changed via C.Fn I-5.
AE Lock
Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
Manual (user-set): By AE lock button in all metering modes
Shutter
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), X-sync at 1/300 sec. (with EOS Speedlites; 1/250 maximum with other shoe-mount flashes, and up to 1/60th or faster with studio strobes)Soft-touch electromagnetic release10 sec. delay, 2 sec. delayCanon N3 type terminal
Type
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter Speeds
1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), X-sync at 1/300 sec. (with EOS Speedlites; 1/250 maximum with other shoe-mount flashes, and up to 1/60th or faster with studio strobes)
Shutter Release
Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Self Timer
10 sec. delay, 2 sec. delay
Remote Control
Canon N3 type terminal
EOS Dedicated Speedlite
E-TTL II autoflash with all EX Series Speedlites
Zooming to Match Focal Length
Provided
Flash Metering
E-TTL II autoflash
Flash Exposure Compensation
±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
FE Lock
Provided
External Flash Settings
Flash function settings, Flash C.Fn settings
PC Terminal
Provided; accepts third-party flash units with sync line voltages up to 250V maximum
Drive Modes
Single, silent, high-speed continuous (approx. 10 fps), low-speed continuous (approx. 3 fps), 10- or 2-sec. self-timer
Continuous Shooting Speed
Approx. 10 fps (at a shutter speed of 1/500 sec. or faster in all recording modes); fastest speed can be lowered if desired via Custom Function III-16
Maximum Burst
JPEG: approx. 110 frames (Large/Fine, at standard level 8 compression setting)
RAW: approx. 30 frames
RAW+JPEG: approx. 22 frames (Large/Fine)
Shooting Modes
(1) Remote Live View shooting (with a personal computer installed with EOS Utility)
(2) Live View shooting
Focusing
Manual focus
Metering Modes
Evaluative metering with the image sensor
Metering Range
EV 0-20 (at 23°C/73°F with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Magnified View
Magnifiable by 5x or 10x at AF point
Grid Display
Provided
Exposure Simulation
Provided
Type
TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size
3.0 in.
Pixels
Approx. 230,000 pixels
Coverage
Approx. 100%
Brightness Control
7 levels provided
Display Format
Single image, 4-image index, 9-image index, Jump, Magnified zoom (approx. 1.5x to 10x), Histogram, Auto rotate, Rotate
Live view: view image before shooting on LCD monitor; live histogram and live simulation of exposure level possible with C.Fn IV-16-1
Highlight Alert
In the single image display and (INFO) display, over-exposed highlight areas will blink
Protection
Single image, all images in a folder, or all images in the memory card can be protected or cancel the image protection
Erase
Single image, all images in a folder, all images in the memory card or check-marked images can be erased or unprotected
Compatible Printers
PictBridge-compatible printers
Printable Images
JPEG images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System (DPOF printing possible) and RAW/sRAW images captured with the EOS-1D Mark III
DPOF
Version 1.1 compatible
Compatible Images
JPEG and RAW/sRAW images
*Only JPEG images can be transferred as wallpaper on the personal computer screen
Custom Functions
Total 57
My Menu Registration
Provided
Save Camera Settings
Provided
Register Basic Camera Settings
Provided
C.Fn Registration Settings
Provided
Recording Methods
The sound clip recorded with the built-in microphone is attached to the image
File Format
WAV
Recording Time
Max. 30 sec. per sound clip
Menu Categories
(1) Shooting (2) Playback (3) Setup, (4) Custom function/My Menu
LCD Monitor Language
18 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)
Battery
One dedicated lithium-ion battery LP-E4
AC power can be supplied via the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E4
Battery Life
At 73°F/23°C: Approx. 2200
At 32°F/0°C: Approx. 1700
The above figures apply when a fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E4 is used
Battery Check
Automatic
Power Saving
Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30 min.
Date/Time Battery
One CR2025 lithium battery
Start-up Time
Approx. 0.2 sec.
Dimensions (W x H x D)
6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1 in./156 x 156.6 x 79.9mm
Weight
40.7 oz./1,155g
Working Temperature Range
32-113°F/0-45°C
Working Humidity Range
85% or less
Type
For LP-E4
Rechargeable lithium ion battery
Rated Voltage
11.1 V DC
Battery Capacity
2300mHh
Dimensions (W x H x D)
68.4 x 34.2 x 92.8mm/2.7 x 1.3 x 3.7 in.
Weight
180g/6.3 oz. (excluding protective cover)
Type
For LC-E4
Charger dedicated to the Battery Pack LP-E4
Recharging Time
Approx. 120 min. (for 1 pack)
Rated Input
100-240 V AC (50/60 Hz)
12 V/24 V DC
Rated Output
12.6 V DC, 1.55 A
Working Temperature Range
0°C-40°C/32°F - 104°F
Working Humidity Range
85% or less
Dimensions (W x H x D)
155 x 52.3 x 95mm/6.1 x 2.1 x 3.7 in.
Weight
340g/12.0 oz. (excluding power cord and protective covers)
Type
For ACK-E4
Rated Input
12.6 V DC
Rated Output
11.1 V DC
Cord Length
Approx. 2.3 m/7.5 ft.
Working Temperature
0°C-45°C/32°F-113°F
Working Humidity
85% or less
Dimensions (W x H x D)
68.4 x 34.2 x 92.8mm/2.7 x 1.3 x 3.7 in.
Weight (Approx.)
165g/5.8 oz. (excluding protective cover)

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This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state (or province to province in Canada).

 

*The battery pack packaged with the Product carries a separate ninety (90) day limited warranty.

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